Ways to pay

Direct debit

You can set up a direct debit to your council for Council Tax, Business Rates, car parking fines and any invoices. If you do not know who your council is visit: Gov.UK - find your local council

Due to the annual billing process, connecting to Self Service for Forest Heath District Council may be temporarily unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience. Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible.

Council Tax:

Business rates:

Invoices:

You can set up a direct debit to pay invoices for goods and services

Trade waste:

You can set up a direct debit to pay invoices for trade waste services received

Property services

You can set up a direct debit to property services to pay rent on commercial buildings

Online

You can pay for a range of services online, see our pay page for details. Credit cards are charged an additional 0.38% service charge.

Automated phone

Credit cards are charged an additional 0.38% service charge.

You can pay for these by automated phone (24 hours):

  • Council Tax
  • Business Rates
  • Housing benefit overpayment
  • Car parking fines
  • Invoices

Call Forest Heath District Council to pay: 01638 719100

Call St Edmundsbury Borough Council to pay: 01284 757000

At a Post office, PayPoint or PayZone

In Forest Heath you can pay parking fines, invoices, Council Tax, Business rates and Housing benefit overpayments at a Post office or PayPoint. There is no service charge to do this.

In St Edmundsbury you can pay parking fines, invoices, Council Tax, Business rates and Housing benefit overpayments at a Post office or PayZone. There is no service charge to do this.

If you want to pay at a Post office or PayZone or PayPoint you will need to bring your bar coded letter or invoice.

Parking fines at car parks

This payment option is only available for tickets issued and paid for within the St Edmundsbury Borough. Payment by chip and pin at a pay machine in the following car parks is free:

  • Parkway multi storey
  • Ram Meadow
  • St Andrew's long stay